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Old 30-11-19, 06:33 AM
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SPAG...?
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Old 30-11-19, 07:38 AM
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Submarine Parachute Assistance Group.
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Old 30-11-19, 03:21 PM
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Looking at the photographs, I would have said that particular wing does not have any significant age to it.


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Hi guys

would like to know when this would of been used.

The only info I have is Oliver Locks book which he mentions worn on temperate uniform and has an image with individual (Camo Jacket)who served in 148 Cdo Battery 1965 and then used the same camo with wing in the Falklands.

The wings shown in the book have fully embroidered feathers(?)

Note split feathers and embroidered on dark blue felt.

Would any one have dates on wear and is it still used today?

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Old 30-11-19, 07:24 PM
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Hi Frank

Yes as per Jim's comment could of been used up to early 2000's before the red badges were abolished.

I had posted this RN Title before,would this be in the same time frame and used up to 2000's?

Originally I had assumed the title was WWII but that is not the case, however there were no opinions on when it could of been issued.

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Old 30-11-19, 08:45 PM
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Hi Frank

Yes as per Jim's comment could of been used up to early 2000's before the red badges were abolished.

I had posted this RN Title before,would this be in the same time frame and used up to 2000's?

Originally I had assumed the title was WWII but that is not the case, however there were no opinions on when it could of been issued.

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Difficult one, white on black embroidered was worn on pongo type jumpers. I've never seen red on black.
I think white on black was worn on battledress.
Definitely pre 1970.
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Old 30-11-19, 09:30 PM
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Thanks Jim

At least we have a tentative date pre 1970's.

Seems odd that there is scarce info about the red RN Cloth title to the point of being if it was ever issued?

thanks for the input guys I do appreciate the replies

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Old 30-11-19, 10:02 PM
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I have been out of the picture for a while and am just catching up.

I have just dug out my Naval Ratings Handbook (1975) and your badge is shown as worn on the left cuff (Plate 2 Page 200).

Now, about ten years ago, I was at field textiles and I pulled a ratings class 1 jumper out of one of the bins which had the Parachutists badge on the shoulder, but I don't remember which one. the badge was a modern "tinsel" badge (lurex?) and the jumper was the type with the silk sewn in. Unfortunately, the jumper was in a sorry state, but I saved the badge.

If I can find the time, I will dig it out and upload an image.

Out of interest, my red Parachutists badge has the plastic backing.

Unfortunately, the period that these badges were worn is out of my period of interest, so I can add little else I'm afraid

For those that have been in contact, I will get back as soon as I can....
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Old 01-12-19, 04:03 PM
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There is a wealth of information on many things Royal Navy on a site owned by Godfrey Dykes. Particularly interesting I found was the section on RN Warrant Officers and the total lack of equivalence to army WOs.

Google should find his site for you.
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Old 01-12-19, 05:18 PM
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Thanks Nozzer

Is there a chance you can scan the image for reference.

Thanks Jim

Had taken a good 5 minutes to enter into the site , but once there a very detailed and fascinating site for all things RN.

Phill
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Old 02-12-19, 09:37 AM
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Amazing as it seems, red badges were abolished as long ago as 1994 - though they were allowed to be worn until 1996. Where has the time gone?!

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Old 02-12-19, 03:11 PM
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This is the wings as worn on the CS95 DPM shirt by qualified RN pax.

If anyone is interested I can upload some other bits from my collection - 1s, 7s, 4 AWD, Desert DPM, MTP, jumpers etc
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Old 03-12-19, 06:47 AM
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